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    NBU governor meets newly appointed German ambassador to Ukraine
    Aug16

    NBU governor meets newly appointed German ambassador to Ukraine

    Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeriya Gontareva held his first meeting with newly appointed Ambassador of Germany to Ukraine Ernst Wolfgang Reichel to discuss the macroeconomic situation in Ukraine, the progress of the banking sector reform implementation and the regulator`s steps aimed at relaxing foreign exchange restrictions,...

    Volume of securities trading on Ukrainian exchanges down by 35% since start of year
    Aug16

    Volume of securities trading on Ukrainian exchanges down by 35% since start of year

    The total volume of securities trading on the Ukrainian stock exchanges in January-July 2016 decreased by 35.1% to UAH 130 billion, from UAH 200.4 billion in the same period of 2015, the Securities and Stock Market State Commission (SSMSC) reported. The volume of trade in government bonds amounted to UAH 111.7 billion, accounting for 85.9% of the...

    Transparency International: Ukraine must certify e-declaration anti-corruption tool to make it effective
    Aug16

    Transparency International: Ukraine must certify e-declaration anti-corruption tool to make it effective

    Transparency International is concerned that Ukraine has introduced a new e-declaration system to fight corruption but without the necessary security certification, which means it cannot formally be used to prosecute public officials who falsely report their assets and interests. ”President Poroshenko promised that the e-declaration system would...

    Ukraine reports eight wounded in past 24 hours
    Aug16

    Ukraine reports eight wounded in past 24 hours

    Eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There were eight wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist...

    Zhytomyr Regional State Administration Chairman Mashkovskiy resigns
    Aug16

    Zhytomyr Regional State Administration Chairman Mashkovskiy resigns

    Zhytomyr Regional State Administration Chairman Serhiy Mashkovskiy wrote a statement on August 16 on his resignation, press secretary of the State Administration Olha Prykhodchenko told a UNIAN correspondent by phone. She said, ”Today, Mashkovskiy wrote a statement on his resignation as chairman of the Zhytomyr Regional State Administration.”...

    State budget receives UAH 605 mln in state property rental payments since start of year
    Aug16

    State budget receives UAH 605 mln in state property rental payments since start of year

    Contributions to the state budget from the lease of state property in January-July 2016 decreased by 10.7% to UAH 604.8 million, compared with UAH 676.9 million in the same period last year, the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) reported on its website. As of August 11, SPFU transferred UAH 647.8 million to the state budget in the form of...

    NSDC comments on situation around launch of e-declaration system
    Aug16

    NSDC comments on situation around launch of e-declaration system

    Following the provocative mention of the NSDC secretary`s surname in the context of issues related to the introduction of the e-declaration system and efforts of ”regular corruption-fighters” aimed at making the employees of some media distort objective information, the NSDC press service was forced to make a statement. ”The Staff of the NSDC of...

    Russia deploys jets at Iranian Airbase to bombs  insurgents in Syria (Photos)
    Aug16

    Russia deploys jets at Iranian Airbase to bombs insurgents in Syria (Photos)

    Russian warplanes have been deployed to the Hamedan Air Base in western Iran, Al-Masdar News has reported. Currently, the strategic TU-22M3 bombers take flight from southern Russia at Modzok airfield; however, this newly signed military agreement with Iran will allow Russia to reduce flight time by 60%, saving the Kremlin both money and improving...

    EU Reporter: Russian bear stealth attack for control of Ukraine nuclear power-generating company
    Aug16

    EU Reporter: Russian bear stealth attack for control of Ukraine nuclear power-generating company

    Under cover of the aggressive radio noise and propaganda created by Russia`s sabre rattling in the Baltics, Crimea and eastern Ukraine this weekend, Russia is trying by stealth to take over control of Energoatom, the state-owned nuclear power generating company in Ukraine, wrote James Wilson, a founding director of the EU-Ukraine Business...

    Militants fire mortars on Maiorsk checkpoint once again
    Aug16

    Militants fire mortars on Maiorsk checkpoint once again

    Combined Russian-separatist forces continue to attack positions of the State Border Guard Service`s military. According to the agency`s report, in addition to small arms and grenade launchers, the Russian-backed mercenaries have increasingly started to use mortars. Read alsoMilitants shell border guard post in Maiorsk At about 23:00 on Monday,...

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